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Broadway St Resurfacing Begins

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that daily lane closures will take place on Broadway Street between Francisco Avenue and Ashland Avenue, in Blue Island, for a resurfacing project, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, May 1. In order to complete the work, Broadway Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction with flaggers between Francisco Avenue and Ashland ... Read More »

Earth Day Seed Exchange

Celebrate Earth Day early at the Blue Island Public Library with a Seed Exchange meet-n-greet! Learn from others how to save, plant and store seeds. Meet on Saturday, April 15at 1pm. Make gardening your new hobby! Read More »

2017 Election and Ward Map

The Consolidated Election for the City of Blue Island will be held Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 for the following offices: Mayor City Clerk Treasurer Alderman, 1st Ward, 4 year Term Alderman, 2nd Ward, 4 year Term Alderman, 3rd Ward, 4 year Term Alderman, 4th Ward, 4 year Term Alderman, 4th Ward, 2 year Term Alderman, 6th Ward, 4 year Term ... Read More »

A Great Grand Opening Thanks!

On Monday, March 20 the City of Blue Island reopened the Chatham Street Bridge, and with it bringing the Cal-Sag Trail to Blue Island! The bridge has sat closed since 2010, but has long since been planned to serve as the “buckle” of the Cal-Sag Trail system. Congrats to all that played a role in restoring this bridge to our ... Read More »

Chatham Street Bridge Grand Opening

You’re Invited! Join the Honorable Mayor Domingo Vargas and City of Blue Island officials as we celebrate another important moment in rebuilding our city, The Chatham Street Bridge Grand Opening! Meet on the south end of the bridge (at Canal St) on Monday, March 20 at 5:30pm. Ride your bike or walk on over, this bridge marks the opening of ... Read More »